The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 16 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.00% 4.55% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 20.83% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £265 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-22.35% -1.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.00% 21.82% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 7
Median daily rate £120 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) CommVault
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Broadband
5 1 (14.29%) ISDN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp